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Mission Statement

Healthy Start Mission
Through dedicated, committed, and integrated multidisciplinary team, the Wilson HS ? El Sereno MS ? Farmdale ES Healthy Start Project Collaborative is a powerhouse within the community. The Collaborative assures access to a variety of high quality physical and mental health services to help students overcome barriers to learning. All programs and services promote the optimal health and well-being of each student involved.

Description

The Gang Risk Intervention Program (GRIP) cluster is located on Woodrow Wilson High School, El Sereno Middle School and most recently Farmdale Elementary campuses of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Under the umbrella of Healthy Start, GRIP acts as a deterrent to gangs and violence by providing positive alternative opportunities and informative resources for youth and the community. The goal of the GRIP is to reduce the probability with youth involvement in gang activities and consequent violence. GRIP provides alternatives such as; counseling, mentoring, case management, community service, and field trips. GRIP incorporates service- learning in all components of the program by combining academic education with real life experiences in community settings. GRIP works in collaboration with community businesses, agencies, organizations, political leaders and residents in order to achieve positive change.

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http://www.gripcsp.piczo.com

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